Spring 2003

Lectures: |
MWF 3:10-4:00pm, Wellman 7 |

Instructor: |
Anne Schilling, Kerr Hall 578, phone: 754-9371,
anne@math.ucdavis.edu
Office hours: Friday 4-5pm or by appointment |

Discussion section: |
T 3:10-4:00pm, Wellman 7 |

T.A.: |
Maya Ahmed, Kerr 577,
maya@math.ucdavis.edu
Office hours: Monday 2-3pm, Tuesday 4-5pm |

Text: |
N.L. Biggs, Discrete Mathematics, Oxford University Press, revised edition, 1999, ISBN 0-19-853427-2 |

Pre-requisite: |
MAT 149A or permission by instructor |

Problem Sets: |
There will be weekly homework assignments, handed out on Wednesday, due
the following Wednesday.
You are encouraged to discuss the homework problems with other students. However, the homeworks that you hand in should reflect your own understanding of the material. You are NOT allowed to copy solutions from other students or other sources. No late homeworks will be accepted.
Solutions to the problems will be discussed in the discussion section.
This is also a good forum to get help with problems and to ask
questions! |

Exams: |
Midterm May 7 in class, Final exam June 10 at 1:30 pm
There will be no make-up exams! |

Grading: |
The final grade will be based on: Problem sets 20%, Midterm 30%, Final 50% |

Web: |
http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~anne/SQ2003/149B.html |

polynomial factorization, polynomial algorithms, construction and characterization of finite fields

latin squares, t-designs, finite geometries and projective planes

linear codes, cyclic codes and generalizations

formal power series, generating functions, recursions, theory of partitions

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

Solutions: ps or pdf

anne@math.ucdavis.edu